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FAU Recognized as Leader in Undergraduate Research

By | October 12, 2017

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) has selected Florida Atlantic University as one of three recipients of the 2017 Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA).

FAU Index Shows Hispanics Souring on Direction of Economy

By | October 11, 2017

Hispanics in the U.S. are souring on the direction of the economy and showing growing dissatisfaction with U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by FAU.

Study Reveals if a Child Survives or Thrives When Bullied

By | October 11, 2017

Why are some children devastated by bullying while others are not? A new study validates how "resilience" differentiates children who just survive bullying from those who thrive when faced with adversity.

Size Doesn't Matter - At Least for Hammerheads and Swimming

By | October 10, 2017

Researchers from FAU have conducted the first study to examine the whole body shape and swimming kinematics of two closely related yet very different hammerhead sharks, with some unexpected results.

Financial Awards Can Actually Discourage Whistleblowers

By | October 5, 2017

Financial awards can unintentionally discourage a whistleblower from reporting fraud in a timely manner by hijacking their moral motivation to do the right thing, according to a new FAU study.

Young-onset Dementia Costs Nearly Twice That of Alzheimer's

By | October 5, 2017

The first economic study on frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), the most common dementia for people under age 60, shows that FTD inflicts a much more severe burden on families than Alzheimer's disease.

Seven FAU High Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

By | October 4, 2017

Seven Florida Atlantic University High School students have been named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

FAU Team Wins International Solid Waste Design Competition

By | October 4, 2017

A student team from Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently took home first place at the International Solid Waste Student Design Competition.

3MT® Competition to Showcase Graduate Student Research

By | October 3, 2017

Can an 80,000-word thesis or dissertation be explained in three minutes or less?

FAU to Host Events for Disability Awareness Month

By | October 2, 2017

Florida Atlantic University will host events at its Boca Raton and Davie campuses to commemorate Disability Awareness Month during October.

 
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